Disappointing

Star Princess Cruise Review to Mexico
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

3.3 out of 5
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Star Princess

5 Night Cabo San Lucas Getaway (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 01, 2018

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: L232

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 1 month ago

Review Summary

This run to Cabo with an overnight is a great itinerary. I love the fact that you get two days in Cabo. But this was overshadowed by the problems on the ship. The air conditioning on nearly every floor went out for two days during the peak humidity near Cabo. The food on the ship with the exception of the pizza and the burgers was very poor. Some of the staff are rude. And the drinks are overpriced.

Embarkation

1 out of 5
We have sailed 15 times on different lines and Princess has the most ridiculous embarkation process. Even if you arrive to the port early you are herded like cattle into different groups and different waiting areas. Carnival has a much better process and they are part of the same company. So its hard to understand why they use this system.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Of all the ships I have sailed on this one had the worst food by far. From the morning coffee which was sudsy to pastries that are tasteless and the dinner fare which was equivalent to a cheap drive thru.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

Stand in line for dinner at 5 pm. Do not wait until the doors open in the dining rooms at 5:30. The hostesses quickly lose control of the entire process and it becomes chaotic.

Ports Of Call

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

4 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Once again Princess believes in herding people into different groups and making them sit around for hours and hours instead of just focusing on getting people off the ship. It was chaos.
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